Category Archives: Breaking

Kaduna Governor Nasir El-Rufai In Self-Isolation After Being Exposed To COVID-19

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has gone into quarantine again after being exposed to the coronavirus The Governor disclosed the news on Twitter, stating that he had been notified of more positive COVID-19 test results of persons close to him which included an immediate family member and senior officials of the Kaduna State Government. He said as a precautionary measure…

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Cristiano Ronaldo & Lionel Messi Among Finalists For 2020 Best FIFA Men’s Player Award

World football governing body, FIFA, has announced that Juventus/Portugal attacker, Cristiano Ronaldo, Barcelona/Argentina forward Lionel Messi and Bayern Munich/Poland striker Robert Lewandowski are the three finalists for The Best FIFA Men’s Player award. On November 25, a shortlist of 11 players including Kevin De Bruyne, Sadio Mane, Kylian Mbappe, Neymar, Sergio Ramos, Mohamed Salah, Thiago…

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International Criminal Court To Investigate Nigeria Over “Crimes Against Humanity”

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has issued a preliminary determination to investigate Nigerian security forces over allegations of “crimes against humanity” and “war crimes”. The ICC Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda on Friday released a statement on the conclusion of the preliminary examination of the situation in Nigeria. The beginning of the statement read: Today, I announce…

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Lagos Governor Sanwo-Olu Self-Isolates After Close Aide Tests Positive For COVID-19

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday went into self-isolation immediately after one of his close aides tested positive for the novel Coronavirus also known as COVID-19. According to Guardian Nigeria, the governor and other members of his team would be tested by the Lagos State Biobank today, but would remain in isolation until the results of…

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Nigeria Records Highest Number Of Daily COVID-19 Cases Since Pandemic Began

Nigeria recorded the highest-ever number of new COVID-19 cases in one day with 796 counted Thursday — more than any other day since the first Nigeria case was counted on February 28. Friday’s death toll approached 1,100, with 1,90 deaths recorded while the Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed the infection toll at 72,140. The agency said that…

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Disney Teams Up With Nigerian Animators To Create Animated Sci-fi Series “Iwájú”

On Thursday, Disney surprised fans by unveiling a huge slew of new projects for the next decade and among them will be a new sci-fi series “Iwájú” in partnership with a Pan-African entertainment company, Kugali run by Nigerian animators. According to Disney Animation Studios who unveiled the news on their official Twitter, the first-time-ever collaboration between Kugali founders Tolu Olowofoyeku, Ziki Nelson and Hamid Ibrahim, will…

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ICYMI: World Bank Predicts Nigeria’s Recession Could Last For Three Years

The World Bank has said that Nigeria’s current recession might last up to 2023, unless the current reforms is sustained and the right mix of policy measures is implemented. In a World Bank Nigeria Development Update (NDU) report tagged “Rising to the Challenge: Nigeria’s COVID response”, the international financial agency on Thursday noted that the “average Nigerian could…

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Nigeria’s Super Eagles Snags 5th Best Team In Africa On 2020 FIFA World Rankings

Nigeria’s senior national team also known as the Super Eagles have ended the 2020 calendar year as the 35th best country in the world, and the 5th best team in Africa. The three-time African champions remain unmoved in the latest Fifa rankings released by the world football governing body on Thursday, December 10, 2020. Gernot…

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Joe Biden And Kamala Harris Jointly Named TIME’s 2020 “Person Of The Year”

US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris has been jointly named TIME magazine’s “Person of the Year” after their record-breaking gubernatorial election victory over the incumbent Donald Trump. “For changing the American story, for showing that the forces of empathy are greater than the furies of division, for sharing a vision of healing in a grieving world,”…

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